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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 09 July 2020

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Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the managed security services provider ecosystem.

  • The Content: Written for MSSPs, SOC as a Service (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner up with such companies.
  • Frequency and Format: Every business morning. Typically one or two sentences for each item below.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to [email protected].

A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. Apple macOS Ransomware Decrypter: SentinelOne has unveiled a ransomware decryptor designed to rollback the EvilQuest/ThiefQuest ransomware currently targeting Apple macOS users.

2. Security Benchmarking: SecurityScorecard and Craft are integrating their platforms to give customers a 360-degree view of risk, which  includes both cybersecurity and credit risk.

3. Partner Program - Trustwave: The Top 200 MSSP has launched a global channel partner program...

4. Partner Program - Network Threat Detection and Response:  Vectra AI has unveiled a "modernized" global channel partner program that features new training and expansion into the commercial market.

5. Partnership - SOAR Integration: ThreatX, a provider of SaaS-based web application and API protection (WAAP) solutions, now integrates with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR (formerly Demisto).

6. Data Protection: Imperva has announced worldwide availability of Cloud Data Security. Delivered as a SaaS, Cloud Data Security gives businesses visibility and compliance oversight for data hosted in a database-as-a-service (DBaaS), "enabling compliance in minutes," the company claims.

7. Research - Ransomware Attack Trends: Emsisoft's 1H 2020 findings are here.

8. Funding: XM Cyber, a breach and attack simulation (BAS) platform for security posture management, has raised $17 million Series B funding from Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, and Swarth Group.

B. Five Upcoming Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. Black Hat USA 2020 (August 1-6, Virtual Conference)
  2. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2020 (October 26-29, Location Undisclosed)
  3. Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
  4. Palo Alto Networks Ignite20 (November 9-12, Las Vegas)
  5. RSA Conference 2021 (May 17-21, San Francisco)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.